Job| Reporter at Mwananchi Communications Limited, 2017

  dreamjobstz       2.11.17

Chief Reporter

Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
Mwananchi 1/11/2017

Mwananchi Communications Limited, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group, and publishers of Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti newspaper are looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the position of:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develops, reports and writes news and feature stories for Mwananchi in finishod form, so that no major rewrite is required or no extensive additional report is needed.
  • Takes notes on location, carries out interviews, checks facts and tape records 'as the case may be; writes news or features on own initiative, choice and judgment or at• the direction of either the news editor or section editor.
  • The material so written must reflect a thorough understanding of the MCL's style of journalism as defined in the editorial policy guidelines and objectives, the house style and the journalistic code of ethical journalism.
  • Researches and provides background information to make copy complete.
  • Briefs news editor on stories gathered and writes the selected ones within set deadlines.
  • Follows news leads and maintains close contacts with news sources.
  • Continually builds' his/her contacts list and demonstrates its value with consistent exclusive reports or information.
  • Responds promptly to news breaks.
  • He/She is primarily but not solely responsible for the correctness of facts, content and style of his/her news materials.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Academic Basic University Degree
Professional: Diploma in Journalism
Experience : 1 to 3 years journalistic working experience

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosinq a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by November 10, 2017
Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P.O.BOX 19754
Dar es Salaam
Email: hrm@tz.nationalmedia.com

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